Welcome to the Careers and Employability Service

 

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Career coversations with alumni professionals - talk to our alumni to help you research your career options 

Careers events and workshops 

Meet the team

Guidance for international students

Jobs and work experience

Bright Network Academy

Forage - virtual work experience programmes

Postgraduate study information

Starting your own business

What can I do with my degree?

Careers in Psychology 

City Career Series' books with discount code

External Events - listings for upcoming FREE careers events run by leading graduate employers

Webinar recordings for 'Careers in' events - Access recordings of our recent guest speaker events

 

What we do

We can help you prepare for your future by:
  • exploring your career and further study options
  • developing skills and self-awareness that will help you achieve your goals
  • prepare to succeed in a competitive graduate job market.  

 

How to get support

Use the RESOURCES in our careers and employability portal Horizons (see below for quick-access links)

Check the JOBS AND WORK EXPERIENCE listings here

Participate in our EVENTS, including webinars and workshops – details and online booking here 

Attend a one-to-one CAREER CONSULTATION via MS Teams – email careers@buckingham.ac.uk to book

Contact us for a DROP-IN coversation (no booking needed), every Wedesday during term time

If you would like a drop-in conversation on a Wednesday please phone us between 09:00 and 17:00 on 07736 933450 or 07736 931961 or send a Teams chat message to Iga Seczkowska or Beth Baker. Thank you!

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Join BRIGHT NETWORK here (it's free!) to be connected with a network of 300+ graduate employers.

The University of Buckingham is proud to be a partner of Bright Network. Bright Network is a careers organisation that connects ambitious young people from all backgrounds with the opportunities, advice and insights to get ahead. With 300+ leading partner employers and 280,000+ members already on board, Bright Network is future-proofing the workforce, empowering members with access to brilliant opportunities at global companies, ensuring that you, as the next generation, find the future that you deserve.
 
Download your free copy of the Bright Network Graduate Career Guide 2020/21 here.

Visit the University of Buckingham's own Bright Network Academy for free online microlearning. The courses are designed to develop your understanding of different employability skills, sectors and companies. Completing a course in full boosts your career skills and earns you a certificate to add to your CV. 

 

  • Login to your exclusive careers and employability portal, Horizons, to find the CV Builder, Interview Simulator, 1000s of articles, videos and tools to keep you ahead of the crowd.
  • Check your email on Friday afternoons for your weekly issue of Career News, bringing you a round-up of the latest careers advice from leading global publications.

 

Quick-access links to our most popular careers resources:

 Assessments for developing your self-awareness

 Explore your career options

 Tips for creating a great CV

 CV builder (create your CV step by step)

 Cover letter builder (create a cover letter step by step)

 Search for employment and work placements

 Prepare for an interview

 Elevator pitch builder (create your 60 second pitch)

 Find out how to make the most of LinkedIn

 Learn how to be an effective networker

 

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